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Nurse Practitioner

Company: Avenues Recovery
Location: Covington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Avenues Recovery Center in Covington, LA is seeking to hire a Nurse Practitioner. We are looking for candidates that enjoy making a real difference in the lives of others. We offer competitive salaries and benefits package, flexibility in working and a great environment. We consider our employees family and have a tight knit network for support and comfort right at work Avenues Recovery of Covington, LA is an inpatient facility offering a full regimen of detox and extended residential treatment. Primary Focus: The role of the Nurse Practitioner is to execute medical care within the scope of an addiction treatment facility, to execute medical protocols that drive long-term sobriety, and to provide medical guidance for department staff. Medical Intervention The primary focus of medical intervention is stabilization and addressing urgent medical needs that will enable a patient to prioritize recovery. Treats patients to address all urgent medical needs, substance use and psychiatric related concerns. Required to be on-call after hours for a predetermined number of days per month. Prioritizes high-acuity patient needs and those with complex co-occurring medical conditions to evaluate and treat urgent needs and provide direction for medical staff. In the extended care phase of treatment outpatient medical services should be recommended in collaboration with clinical team to support program schedule and referrals made post-discharge for non-urgent medical needs and continuing care Provide updated pharmacy orders for LPN to follow up Generate medication, UDS, and lab orders in (KIPU) EMR Respond to positive rapid UDS and review lab confirmation Review and address blood work results Coordination of Care Communication and collaboration with extended treatment team is critical Escalate all clinical insight and recommendation for follow up by primary therapist. Medical is required to inform clinical and resident staff of issues that require monitoring or potential side effects Collaborate with Utilization Review Team for clarification and to conduct as need Peer Reviews to authorize services Attend morning treatment team meeting as needed Communicate concerns / medical directives to nursing and treatment team Provide support and verbal orders to on-site staff when on-call Medical Documentation Accurately and comprehensively document medical care and rationale for intervention Document case consults and directives to staff on a case by case basis Complete H&P, IPE, Daily Detox and Weekly RTP patient appointments Timeliness of Service Adhere to regulatory timelines for services rendered Maintain an efficient appointment schedule Qualifications Current and valid state issued Driver License Valid CPR certification and First Aid Must be licensed in LA as FNP or PA Dual Psych NP license is a plus Prior related psych and addiction experience preferred Board Certification in Addiction Medicine is a plus Benefits: Group Health Plans Dental Vision Employer Paid Life Insurance and AD&D (up to $50,000) This benefit is 100% employer sponsored. Voluntary Life Insurance Voluntary Short Term Disability Insurance (STD) Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance (LTD) Accident Insurance Critical Illness Hospital Indemnity Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Health Savings Account (HSA) Identity Theft Protection Marketplace/Employee Perks Program for discounts on retail, movie tickets, cell phones, and more Payroll Advances Avis Budget Group Pet Insurance Employee Assistance Program (EAP) This benefit is 100% employer sponsored. Commuter Benefits Legal Insurance Join a growing team of successful, happy caregivers and professionals and see why working at Avenues Recovery will become your dream job . Apply today HP Job Posted by ApplicantPro

Keywords: Avenues Recovery, New Orleans , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Covington, Louisiana

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